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November 18th, 2006 |
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 18, 2006 (PodTech News) — This week saw the highly-anticipated launch of the new Sony Playstation 3. The first few buyers to get their hands on the new system waited for about 40 hours outside of the Sony store in San Francisco. Rio Pesino spoke with them shortly after their late-night purchases.

Open Source has come to Sun Microsystems, following a promise earlier this year from CEO Jonathan Schwartz. The move was made official this week, with endorsements from the open-source community. Catherine Girardeau reports.

IT information security in the federal government is a matter of grave concern. Security, compliance and the new technologies that are quickly growing up around increasing demand took center stage at an IT security conference in the nation’s capital, where Clark Boyd continued his survey of cyber security.

Now, almost two weeks after Election Day, Matt Kelly revisits the issue of electronic voting — how the machines performed, and what some experts are still concerned about.

Those stories and a Tech Stat. It’s PodTech News.

E-Voting Photo Credit: Aaron Gustafson via Flickr/Creative Commons

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